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  • Commentary: Marathon preparation requires mental toughness

    On May 11 I received a compliment that, until now, I've kept secret. Reminds me of a wrapped present handed to me at a 1948 kindergarten gift exchange. All around me, 5-year-olds ripped into their bounty. I took mine home, wrapped. At 69 1/2, I still...
  • St. Thomas, Heritage finish first in state in FHSAA All-Sports standings

    St. Thomas Aquinas and American Heritage finished first in the state in their respective classifications in the final 2012-13 FHSAA Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports overall points standings for boys and girls sports combined. St. Thomas racked up 1,...
  • Local runners shine at Run for the Dream Half Marathon

     Local runners shine at Run for the Dream Half Marathon
    WILLIAMSBURG — Runners from the Hampton Roads area dominated the Run for the Dream Half Marathon on Saturday, taking the top spot in the women's race and the top two for the men. Smithfield's Victor Flemming, 34, and John Piggott, 48, of...
  • Run for the Dream Half Marathon participant uses races to raise money for cancer research

    Briana Kirby first started running as a hobby. But, after losing her mother to colon cancer in August 2012, Kirby is finding that running is allowing her to share her mother's story and raise money for cancer research. Kirby, an Old Dominion alum,...
  • Lokken paces national field, wins Run for the Dream 8K

     Lokken paces national field, wins Run for the Dream 8K
    WILLIAMSBURG — The third annual Run for the Dream 8K on Saturday drew nearly 2,500 participants — and many more lined the course through Colonial Williamsburg and the campus on William and Mary to cheer on competitors. Tracy Lokken was at...
  • William and Mary's Stites extends superb freshman year in track

    William and Mary's Stites extends superb freshman year in track
    Like most college freshmen, Emily Stites figured that her first year at William and Mary would be a time of discovery. What she's discovered amazes her daily. Stites winds down a monster first year with this week's appearance at the NCAA outdoor track...
  • Are your workouts taking too much time out of your life?

    Are your workouts taking too much time out of your life?
    Shortly after Matt Ancona started running to lose weight, his competitive nature kicked in. He ran a marathon, then a triathlon, and within three years he had completed an Ironman triathlon. Hoping to get faster, he sometimes trained for 20 to 25 hours...
  • College Roundup: Pirates claim XC conference titles

    MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY Orange Empire Conference Championships ORANGE — Orange Coast College runners placed first through fifth to create a perfect score for the victorious Pirates at Irvine Regional Park. Luis Morales, who completed the four-mile...
  • Alain Mimoun dies at 92; French runner won 1956 Olympic marathon

    Alain Mimoun, 92, an Algerian-born French distance runner who won the 1956 Olympic marathon after losing three Olympic races to Czech great Emil Zatopek, died Thursday. France's athletics federation announced his death but did not provide other details....
  • 6 hospitalized for heat injuries in Pasadena half marathon

    6 hospitalized for heat injuries in Pasadena half marathon
    Six runners who braved a half marathon in Pasadena amid record-breaking temperatures Sunday morning were hospitalized for heat-related conditions, authorities said. Paramedics treated 15 people for heat-related injuries along the course of the 3,500-...
  • A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato

    A conversation between: a runner and a couch potato
    It's happening--and I don't really know why. I am either bored, feeling invincible after one hell of a crazy year or just want the T-shirt, but the reasoning doesn't really matter at this point. I'm signing up for a 5K run in September, and I ... am ......